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PlantFiles: Oriental Radish
Raphanus sativus 'Minowase Summer Cross #3'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Raphanus (RAF-an-us) (Info)
Species: sativus (sa-TEE-vus) (Info)
Cultivar: Minowase Summer Cross #3

Category:
Vegetables
Herbs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Sep 6, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 53 day, long white hybrid. A very good performer here. Pure white roots get 16 inches long and about 2.5 inches in diameter. I grow them as winter radishes, but they germinated and started well in September heat.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia



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